Introduction to Operation Supplement Safety
This presentation introduces and educates members about a DoD initiative called Operation Supplement Safety (OPSS). The goal of OPSS is to provide awareness regarding the risks and safety of using dietary supplements. The audience will get a brief snap shot of what OPSS is, and learn all of the tools that are out there for them to utilize, including an “ask the expert” tool where sailors can text, email, or Facebook any question about dietary supplements and get an in depth response back.
Part II. Human Performance Resource Center- Dietary Supplement Education for Warfighters. Gets into the details of dietary supplements, including covering the definition, regulation, supplements used by military personnel, safety risks, as well where and who to go to as a reliable resource.